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Programming Obesity: Central and Peripheral Contributors - 20% discount for Cambridge Neuroscience members!

Programming Obesity: Central and Peripheral Contributors

14-16 April 2013 - Cambridge, UK

Meeting chairs: Lora Heisler and Susan Ozanne 

Travel grants worth £100 available to Cambridge Neuroscience members

A number of Abcam travel scholarship (each worth £100) are now available and applications are being accepted. Application deadline: 25 February 2013. Check out the meeting website for more details.

Cambridge Neuroscience Young Investigator Award & 20% discount

Application deadline: 25 February 2013

Presentation opportunities

Talk deadline (extension): 25 February 2013

Poster deadline: 25 February 2013


Hear talks on the latest news, present your work as a talk or poster and network with key scientists from around the world!

Keynote speakers

  • Steve O'Rahilly (University of Cambridge, UK)
  • Steve Bloom (Imperial College London, UK)

Invited speakers

  • Matthias Blüher (University of Leipzig, Germany)
  • Al Garfield (Harvard University, US)
  • Sebastien Bouret (CNRS, France)
  • Jens Brüning (University of Cologne, Germany)
  • Tony Coll (University of Cambridge, UK)
  • Michael Cowley (Monash University, Australia)
  • Sabrina Diano (Yale University, US)
  • Kevin Grove (Oregon Health & Science University, US)
  • Tamas Horvath (Yale School of Medicine, US)
  • Julian Mercer (University of Aberdeen, UK)
  • Martin Myers (University of Michigan, US)
  • Frank Reimann (University of Cambridge, UK)
  • Justin Rochford (University of Cambridge, UK)
  • John Speakman (University of Aberdeen, UK)
  • Giles Yeo (University of Cambridge, UK)  

Meeting details 

Meeting topics 

  • Genetic determinants of obesity
  • Role of adipose tissue in metabolic health
  • Brain circuitry underlying energy balance
  • Gastrointestinal peptides influencing hunger and satiety
  • Metabolic disease treatment: 2013 and beyond  

20% discount on registration for Cambridge Neuroscience members!

To take up this discount, contact the Abcam Events Team at and quote CAM-PO13 for registration form and terms and conditions.

Registration details

Upcoming deadlines

  • Oral presentations:  25 February 2013
  • Posters:  25 February 2013

Cambridge Neuroscience Young Investigator Award

The British Society for Neuroendocrinology and Cambridge Neuroscience are sponsoring two Young Investigator awards of £200 (GBP).


  • Present a talk or poster at the meeting
  • A student or postdoc
  • A BSN and/or Cambridge/Neuroscience member
  • Application deadline: February 25, 2013

Casa del Funk

Headed by invited speaker Giles Yeo, the fabulous Casa del Funk will be performing at the Monday evening social. Come along, enjoy their disco-funk/Latin rhythms and get your groove on!



Posted on 23/11/2012

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